Technical Services Librarian, SUNY Maritime College, Bronx NY

Details or description
About SUNY Maritime College:
SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:
The Stephen B. Luce Library at SUNY Maritime College seeks a forward-thinking and collaborative Technical Services Librarian to join a highly engaged team. The successful candidate will oversee all technical services aspects of the library collections including cataloging, processing, and collection development. The collections include the main collection of the Stephen B. Luce Library, the Ship’s Library, and the Maritime Heritage collection. This position will work closely with the Discovery & Electronic Resources Librarian and Acquisitions & Resource Sharing Specialist.

Core Responsibilities:

Lead library’s efforts in developing and maintaining a current library collection that serves the needs of the SUNY Maritime College community through selection, processing, and deselection of materials
Perform original cataloging and import vendor-ready records for books, serials, and government documents
Create and maintain collections policies and workflows
Process incoming print donations in conjunction with the Library Director
Work closely with the Acquisitions and Resource Sharing Specialist to order and receive print and electronic content within the library’s materials budget
Collaborate with Discovery and Electronic Resources Librarian to optimize access to print and electronic resources
Represent SUNY Maritime on SUNY Shared Library Services committees related to collections and technical services
Work as subject specialist in assigned curricular areas, including collection development, communication and consultation with subject faculty
Support library user services including reference and instruction
Participate in college service, publication, and other professional and scholarly activities as required for promotion and tenure
Additional duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in information and/or library science from an ALA-accredited school or an ALA- approved foreign equivalent
Experience creating and maintaining bibliographic metadata
Knowledge of relevant cataloging services and tools, professional library theories, issues and trends
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail
Excellent communication and time management skills
Ability to work independently and perform complicated tasks with minimal supervision
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changing assignments, library procedures, priorities and information technology needs
Preferred Qualifications

Experience in an academic or research library
Experience with special collections
Experience with Federal Depository Library Program or government documents
Familiarity with Ex Libris’s Alma
Familiarity with other library software (SpringShare, OpenBiblio)
Ability to gather, analyze, and report data
Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Additional Information:
Classification/Salary Range: The Technical Services Librarian is a UUP position. The anticipated salary range for the position is $50,000 – $60,000 annually, with an outstanding benefits package (for more information please see the Full-Time UUP Benefits Summary). Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications to commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes: This is a full-time calendar year appointment UUP Position. Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Assistant Librarian 08
Local Title: Technical Services Librarian
Line #: 00583